City: Austintown, Ohio
County: Mahoning, Ohio
Date of Accident: May 15, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2012 Ford Eclipse / 2007 Chrysler
A motorist’s failure to yield was allegedly the cause of a crash that occurred in Austintown, Mahoning, Ohio that resulted in injuries for two women aged 75 and 43 respectively. Police theorized that a 73 year old man was driving a 2012 Ford Eclipse SUV, east on County Route 18 in the right lane at the intersection of Idaho Road. A 2007 Chrysler Cruiser was being driven by a 16 year old youth and was stopped west in the left turn lane on County Route 18 at the same intersection. The driver allegedly failed to yield as he turned left onto Idaho Road and was struck by the SUV. Both women were treated at the scene and the youth charged. The injured women were 75 Y-O Elizabeth Jane Halbert and 43 Y-O Ramona K. Robbins. American Auto towed the Ford and Wertz towed the Chrysler.
Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers’ failure to yield accounted for 12,165, while those, which were angle crashes, were 21,458, which resulted in injuries in 2010.In 2011, Austintown, Mahoning, Ohio, whose population was 31,627, suffered a total of 2 injury crashes, with 4, which resulted in injuries. Compact cars were involved in 18,796 injury crashes in 2011. The accident involved a SUV; in Ohio in 2010, there were 22,261 accidents that involved sport utility vehicles, which resulted in injuries.